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India Improves Global Competitiveness But Core Issues Persist

India Improves Global Competitiveness But Core Issues Persist

A view of a steel factory in Gujarat. India ranked 39th out of 138 countries in the Global Competitiveness Index. Amongst 12 sub-indicators considered to arrive at the index, India…

20% Hike In Taxes Could Cut Sugar Drinks Use By 20%

20% Hike In Taxes Could Cut Sugar Drinks Use By 20%

  Government policies that increase final retail price of sugary drinks by at least 20% would lead to proportional reduction in consumption of such products, according to a new report…

30% To 40%: Will India Accept Paris Clean-Energy Target Tomorrow?

30% To 40%: Will India Accept Paris Clean-Energy Target Tomorrow?

  As India prepares to ratify the terms of the Paris Agreement on climate change on October 2, Gandhi Jayanti, it must prepare to fulfil a global commitment by ensuring…

If National Streetlight Plan Works, India Will Save Rs 5,000 Cr Every Year

If National Streetlight Plan Works, India Will Save Rs 5,000 Cr Every Year

People walk through a road illuminated by street lights in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. The government’s Street Lighting National Programme aims to replace 35 million conventional street lights with LED bulbs…

Over 3 Years, 31% Increase In Arrests of Repeat Offenders

Over 3 Years, 31% Increase In Arrests of Repeat Offenders

Police officials present before press three accused arrested in connection with the theft of idols from a Jain temple, in Gurgaon, Haryana, on January 19, 2016. As many as 69,427…

84% Rise In Foreigners Entering Illegally Or Overstaying

84% Rise In Foreigners Entering Illegally Or Overstaying

Foreign tourists take pictures outside the historic Red Fort in the old quarters of Delhi. As many as 1,367 foreigners were arrested in 2015 under the Foreigners Act, 1946, which…

Army 2016 Death Toll Highest In Six Years; 31 Terrorists Killed

Army 2016 Death Toll Highest In Six Years; 31 Terrorists Killed

Army personnel give a gun salute to Havildar Ashok Kumar Singh, who was among the 18 soldiers killed in the terrorist attack on an army camp in North Kashmir’s Uri…